Spyker C8 Spyder

The C8 is an all aluminum hand built, mid-engined sports car with aerodynamic ground effect and electrically operated single hinge tilting doors. Interior trimmed in Connolly leather. There is a luggage compartment in front and rear, including two made-to-measure Connolly leather suitcases. F1 approved safety fuel bags integrated in left and right inner chassis members are optional.

The engine consists of an all aluminum Audi V8 engine (type S8) with 90-degree block angle.  There are natural aspiration through eight injection throttle bodies and four overhead camshafts and five valves per cylinder. Stainless steel 4-into-1 high performance exhausts on either side of the engine.

Sequential or manual six-speed gearbox without electronic intervention is available. Rear wheel drive, with optional limited slip differential and switchable ASR (traction control) and ABS come in the C8.

Aluminum space frame clad with aluminum panels carries fully adjustable F1-style independent suspension in stainless steel, with Koni in board shock absorbers. Uprights CNC machined from solid billets of aluminum.

There are twin-circuit brake system with adjustable brake balance. 6-piston aluminum brake calipers at the front, 4-piston aluminum brake calipers at the rear with ventilated brake discs. The brake disc diameter, front and rear are 356/330 mm.

Source: Spyker press

Spyker C8 Spyder